Pretty Hostess Slain in Cemetery

AN EYE FOR AN EYE —

A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty…

The Peoria Hallmark Sex Murder

Episode 182 tells the story of a young sex fiend, whose aggressive pursuit of his nefarious goals ends up with a body in a ditch. Police find a diary he kept of his exploits, and is used in court as evidence — for the defense.

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Theme Music by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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Mystic Murder for Money


YESTERDAY’S NEWS —

Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism…

The Philadelphia Arsenic Ring

Episode 181 takes us down a dark road of spiritualism and witchcraft, of an elaborate web that led to an estimated 200 deaths by various means including arsenic poisoning, and two executions and 12 life sentences as a consequence.


In a sidebar that I am posting as a separate episode, “The South Philly Witch Doctor,” you can hear a first-person account of the mystic practices behind this stunning conspiracy.

Theme Music by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music
Cello Sonata no. 1 in D Major, Op. 18 by Anton Rubenstein, courtesy musopen.org
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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